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While Billy Batson, better known to comic book readers as the mighty Shazam, was introduced to modern audiences during DC Comics’ New 52 era by writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank, the iconic character has been absent since the publisher launched its DC Rebirth initiative in 2016. Ahead of the character’s upcoming relaunch next
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The Earth’s Mightiest Heroes officially make the jump from the Marvel Universe to a celestial body, as NASA has named two of its 21 new gamma-ray constellations after the Incredible Hulk and Thor — specifically, the god of thunder’s enchanted hammer Mjölnir. The other 21 constellations include nods to Godzilla, The Little Prince, the U.S.S.
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In Spring 2019, ahead of the release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters comes an all-new companion graphic novel from Legendary Comics — Godzilla: Aftershock, written by Arvid Nelson and illustrated by Drew Edward Johnson. “Godzilla: Aftershock is yet another exhilarating entry into the canon of the MonsterVerse, and it is especially exciting to introduce fans to
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IDW Publishing has announced that they will be releasing a brand-new comic book based on the lore of the popular fantasy tabletop role-playing game series Dungeons & Dragons. The five-issue limited series, titled Dungeons & Dragons: A Darkened Wish, is set to begin this February. RELATED: Dungeons & Dragons: Evil at Baldur’s Gate #1 (Preview)
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Spider-Geddon is in full effect, and much like its predecessor, Spider-Verse, Marvel’s new Spider-Man themed storyline involves a slew of new web-slingers. Over the past few months, a series of one-shots leading to the event introduced us to Spider-Men and Women from a variety of realities, and next week we’ll meet several more in Vault
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With Marvel’s new X-Force series set to reunite the team’s original members this December, series artist Dylan Burnett has taken to Twitter to show off their new uniforms. The images released by Burnett feature OG X-Force members Shatterstar, Domino, Cannonball and Warpath wearing their sleek new gear. The style of each member’s respective uniform has
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In 2015, Marvel Comics debuted their hip-hop variant covers, which featured Marvel characters in redrawn versions of classic hip-hop album artwork. These variants will now be used as actual album artwork, as Marvel teams up with Urban Legends — the urban catalog platform of Universal Music Enterprises — to release new vinyl collector’s editions of
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Popular digital artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau has made his Marvel with his latest variant cover, this time providing a variant for January’s Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man relaunch. The Singapore-based artist shared his variant cover through his Twitter account this past Friday showing Marvel’s flagship character swinging through New York City with a heart-shaped snap of his
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As if Spidey doesn’t have enough problems these days, Nick Spencer and Humberto Ramos are poised to introduce a new crew of NYC-based miscreants into the wall-crawler’s life. In Amazing Spider-Man #8, the Thieves Guild of New York will make its debut, though what (or who) they’re after remains a bit unclear at the moment.
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The original solicitation text for Return of Wolverine #2 was frustratingly vague with regard to offering up further clues about Logan’s resurrection. And while CBR’s exclusive preview of the issue doesn’t really offer more in that regard, it does further illustrate the depravity of the series’ main villain, and new thorn in the entire X-Men
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Stan Lee an almost-ubiquitous figure at comic conventions around the globe, appearing on panels and signing comic books and other memorabilia. However, in recent years the aging Marvel Comics legends has begun to lighten his schedule, reducing the number of convention appearances in the United States, and ending visits to Canada and Europe. Now it
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A new tribute and pseudo-trailer for Avengers: Infinity War in the style of last year’s Logan is making the rounds to coincide with film’s digital release. The video centers on highlights of Thanos from the Avengers film and features the song “Hurt” by Johnny Cash, just like one of the trailers for the reputedly final Wolverine
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When writer Charles Soule and artist Steve McNiven reintroduce Logan to the Marvel Universe in the Return of Wolverine, his newly-titled #HotClaws won’t be the only new addition. Soule revealed in an interview with CBR the primary villain for the miniseries will be a new antagonist named Persephone. When asked if Return of Wolverine will be told through Logan’s
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The upcoming Spider-Geddon event from Marvel will bring together all the remaining Spider-heroes, but one of them, the mech-based hero known as Sp//dr, won’t see their original creator come along for the ride. Jake Wyatt, the artist who originally created Peni Parker and her Sp//dr mech, was slated to do the art for Edge of Spider-Geddon #2 (which focuses
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A recently rediscovered trove of unpublished Monty Python material is about to be made public by the British Library – including two sketches written for Monty Python and the Holy Grail. And there was much rejoicing. According to London’s The Times, Python Michael Palin offered up his private archive to the library last year to
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Spotify, the music-streaming giant, has partnered with Archie Comics to adapt the publisher’s stories for a video series. The first six issues of 2015’s Archie reboot are now available as motion comics on the platform. The six-episode series is being adapted from Mark Waid and Fiona Staples’ acclaimed 2015 revamp of the company’s flagship title.
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